Poor, or No Cooling From the Air Condioning Due to Expansion Valve Failure on Saab 9-5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The air conditioning expansion valve can fail causing poor, or no cooling from the AC system.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 103,000 (50,000–180,000)
8 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
12 people reported this problem
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a/c blows out hot air
the ac is charged the clutch kikes in but no cold air!
I cant get the car to cool down in the summer. I tried using the recirculation button and that helps. The upper vents sides and the center of the console wont open because the damper that changes from lower air direction to the upper will not close to redirect the fan direction.